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The Fat Spy (1966)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 11 May 1966 (USA)
Off the coast of Florida, a nearly-deserted island is rumored to have the fountain of youth. A boatload of teenage kids are headed there for a scavenger hunt. Wellington, the island's ... See full summary »

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Irving / Herman Gonjular (Twins)
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George Wellington
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Dodo Bronk
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Junior Wellington
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Frankie
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TGhe WIld Ones - Band
Lou Nelson ...
Punjab - The Sikh
Toni Lee Shelly ...
Naiomi - the Mermaid
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The Secretary
Chuck Alden ...
Treasure Hunter
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Treasure Hunter
Tommy Graves ...
Treasure Hunter
Tommy Trick ...
Treasure Hunter
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Off the coast of Florida, a nearly-deserted island is rumored to have the fountain of youth. A boatload of teenage kids are headed there for a scavenger hunt. Wellington, the island's wealthy owner, is none too happy about that, so he dispatches his daughter, Junior, to get rid of them. She's happy to go because her sweetie, Irving, is the island's only resident. Junior sends Irving to spy on the kids to find out what they know. Irving's twin brother, Herman, and Herman's high-school sweetheart, Camille Salamander, are also headed for the island with their own nefarious plans. Is the fountain of youth real, and if so, who will get to it first? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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It's a killer... a Diller... a blast of laffs!

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Screen legend actress Jayne Mansfield appeared in this movie about a year before her death. See more »

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Herman: Setting this at maximum power will create ice cubes. Then as the ice cubes circulate through the pipes, crashing into each other, the frozen pressure will grow to unbearable intensity, splintering the walls until the entire place shatters in one final convulsive gasp.
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Featured in Hollywood Comedy Legends (2011) See more »

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I'd Like To Be a Rose In Your Garden
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Written by Joel Hirschhorn, Al Kasha and Hank Hunter
Sung by Jayne Mansfield
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If you like movies with a purpose, The Fat Spy ISN'T for you...
30 July 2007 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This movie is a must-see for any B movie connoisseur. The combination of sub-par dance choreography, word bubbles, and breaking into song presents a wide range of filmography faux pas that is sure to get at least a couple laughs out of anyone who watches. The movie itself seems to have three or four separate story lines, the only connection being everyone's search for the Fountain of Youth on the island; and at one point, the movie jumps back and forth between them so quickly that it's almost difficult to keep up; in fact a plot is practically nonexistent. It's basically one of those movies that you can't pick just one moment to describe because every scene leaves the viewer thinking "Did that REALLY just happen?" If you have 75 minutes of time AND an iron constitution, you're qualified to handle this particular train wreck.


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